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DU PhD Admission 2018 - Entrance Test, Dates, Eligibility

DU Announces Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Program in Education 2018-19

DU PhD Admission 2018 - University of Delhi has invites application for admission to PhD Programs for the academic year 2018-19


University of Delhi accepts applications from eligible candidates for PhD Program twice a year for academic and calendar year

 

Also See : Admission Notification

 

DU PhD Admission 2018 Important Dates

  • Start Date for Online Registration 22nd May 2018
  • Closing Date for Online Registration 07th June 2018
  • Tentative Dates for the conduct of the Entrance  Exams: 17th June to 21st June 2018
  • Announcement of Results/Grievance Handling 22nd June to 27th June 2018
  • Interviews/ Presentation of Synopsis** 29th June 2018 to 09th July 2018
  • Meeting of Respective M.Phil. Committee / DRC 11th July 2018 to 18th July 2018
  • Meeting of BRS 19th July 2018 to 25th July 2018
  • PhD Course Work Commencement 01st August 2018

 

PhD offered* under the following Faculties and its Depts.:

  • Arts [Dept.: Arabic, Buddhist Studies, English, Germanic & Romance Studies, Hindi, Library & Information Science, Linguistics, Modern Indian Languages & Literary Studies, Persian, Philosophy, Psychology, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Urdu]
  • Applied Social Sciences & Humanities [Business Economics, Slavonic & Finno - Ugrian Studies]
  • Commerce & Business Studies [Commerce, Financial Studies]
  • Education [Education]
  • Interdisciplinary & Applied Sciences [Biophysics, Genetics, Biochemistry, Plant Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, Electronics, Microbiology, Physical Education and Sports Sciences]
  • Institute of Information of & Communication [Institute of Informatics and Communication]
  • Law [Law]
  • Music & Fine [Arts Music]
  • Netaji Subhash Institute of Technology (NSIT) [Technology]
  • Mathematical Sciences [Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics, Computer Science]
  • Social Sciences [Adult Continuing Education and Extension, Political Science, History, Economics, Sociology, Geography, Social Work, East Asian Studies and African Studies]
  • Science [Anthropology, Botany, Physics & Astrophysics, Chemistry, Geology, Zoology, Environmental Studies, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Center for Biomedical Research (ACBR), Home Science]

 

DU PhD Admission 2018 Eligibility Criteria

  • A candidate must have obtained a Masters or an M.Phil. degree in Education of the University of Delhi, or any other recognized University to be eligible for admission to the PhD Program
  • She/he must have obtained either a minimum of 50% marks or an equivalent grade in the M.Phil. Degree or a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in the Master degree
  • Rounding off of fractions is not allowed while computing the percentage of marks of eligibility

Reservations

  • Reservation of Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), and Other Backward Classes (OBC) to the prescribed extent shall apply in compliance with the rules notified by the University
  • Supernumerary seats shall be available for Persons with Disabilities (PwD) and Foreign Nationals as per the University rules

Common Entrance Test Pattern

  • The test would comprise 50 MCQs each carrying 04 marks with 25% negative marking for each wrong answer; 50% questions would cover Educational Research and 50% questions would cover Foundations of Education

 

DU PhD Admission 2018 Selection Process

Step 1

  • Candidates who have qualified UGC-ET (including JRF)/ UGC-CSIR NET (including JRF)/ DBT-JRF. ICMR-JRF, DST-INSPIRE or equivalent national level exam/fellowship (as identified by DRC)/GATE/teacher fellowship holder may directly appear for interview(Refer Amendments to Ordinances VI, VI-A &VI-B (M.Phil./Ph.D.) dated 09th Aug2017)
  • The qualifying mark for candidates from the UR category would be 50%, OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) would be 45% and there would be no qualifying marks for candidates from SC and ST categories as per GOI regulations
  • The test would be of 200 marks, comprising 50 MCQs each carrying 4 marks with 25% negative marking for each wrong answer
  • The syllabus for the entrance test will consist of 50% questions from research aptitude/methodology and 50% subject-specific questions from the following areas:
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Sociology of Education
  • Psychology of Education
  • Inclusive Education
  • Teacher Education

Step 2

  • An Interview of 30 marks would be conducted in the Department for the following candidates: All the candidates who have cleared the centralized entrance test conducted by the University of Delhi
  • All the candidates who have cleared any of the National level examination (as mentioned above)

Interview

  • Each candidate will go through a two-phased interview, one on Research Methodology and the other in the area of specialization. Each phase will have the same marks, i.e. 15. (Total = 15 + 15 = 30 marks)
  • At the time of interview, the candidates will bring a proposal of not more than 1000 words covering the following aspects related to the research interest/area:
  • Area of Research including proposed Title
  • Theoretical/conceptual background
  • Research Gaps
  • Tentative research methodology
  • Contribution to the discipline

 

DU PhD Admission 2018 Application Procedure

  • Admission to PhD will be done according to the Ordinance VI B of the University of Delhi
  • Please visit the websites of both Department of Education i.e. https://cie.du.ac.in and University of Delhi www.du.ac.in regularly for up to date information
  • All candidates seeking admission to the Ph.D. Program are required to register online on https://du.ac.in
  • Applicants are required to submit a Research Proposal. In case a candidate wishes to apply to both, the MPhil/PhD Programs, then she/he shall fill separate registration forms for each of the two Programs
  • Applicant shall be asked to upload the following items: (i) Passport size photograph of the applicant (maximum size: 50kb; Formats: JPG/ JPEG/ PNG); (ii) Scanned signature of the applicant (maximum size: 50kb; Formats: JPG/ JPEG/ PNG); (iii) Self attested copy of Identity Proof of the applicant (maximum size: 50kb, Formats JPG/ JPEG/ PNG). Identity proof can be any one of the following documents: Aadhar Card, Driving License, PAN card, Voter’s identity card, Passport or College identity card.

 

Registration Fee

  • Registration Fee (non-refundable) for the written examination is the following:
  • For SC/ST and Persons with Disabilities (PwD) - Rs.250/-
  • For all other categories (Unreserved, OBC etc) - Rs.500/-
  • Registration fee has to be paid during online registration process through one of the available online payment options
  • For more information visit the DU Websitehttps://du.ac.in

 

University of Delhi

Foreign Students’ Registry Office Room No. 11, First Floor, Conference Centre, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007 Phone No: 011-27666756, Email: fsr_du@yahoo.com Websitehttps://du.ac.in/du/

 

 

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